History Funny / McAuslan

27th Jan '18 8:56:31 AM MadCormorant
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* After the battalion redeploys back home, the newbie battalion commander encourages all his officers to play golf to better emphasize the "gentleman" part of AnOfficerAndGentleman, taking advantage of a nearby course. How do the padre and the medical officer play golf? With a hip flask. By the end of their game the padre is off collecting wildflowers, and the medical officer is lying on his back in the rough singing ''Kishmul's Galley''.

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* After the battalion redeploys back home, the newbie battalion commander encourages all his officers to play golf to better emphasize the "gentleman" part of AnOfficerAndGentleman, OfficerAndAGentleman, taking advantage of a nearby course. How do the padre and the medical officer play golf? With a hip flask. By the end of their game the padre is off collecting wildflowers, and the medical officer is lying on his back in the rough singing ''Kishmul's Galley''.
27th Jan '18 8:55:35 AM MadCormorant
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* After the battalion redeploys back home, the newbie battalion commander encourages all his officers to play golf to better emphasize the "gentleman" part of OfficerAndGentleman, taking advantage of a nearby course. How do the padre and the medical officer play golf? With a hip flask. By the end of their game the padre is off collecting wildflowers, and the medical officer is lying on his back in the rough singing ''Kishmul's Galley''.

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* After the battalion redeploys back home, the newbie battalion commander encourages all his officers to play golf to better emphasize the "gentleman" part of OfficerAndGentleman, AnOfficerAndGentleman, taking advantage of a nearby course. How do the padre and the medical officer play golf? With a hip flask. By the end of their game the padre is off collecting wildflowers, and the medical officer is lying on his back in the rough singing ''Kishmul's Galley''.
27th Jan '18 8:54:31 AM MadCormorant
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* After the battalion redeploys back home, the newbie battalion commander encourages all his officers to play golf, taking advantage of a nearby course. How do the padre and the medical officer play golf? With a hip flask. By the end of their game the padre is off collecting wildflowers, and the medical officer is lying on his back in the rough singing ''Kishmul's Galley''.

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* After the battalion redeploys back home, the newbie battalion commander encourages all his officers to play golf, golf to better emphasize the "gentleman" part of OfficerAndGentleman, taking advantage of a nearby course. How do the padre and the medical officer play golf? With a hip flask. By the end of their game the padre is off collecting wildflowers, and the medical officer is lying on his back in the rough singing ''Kishmul's Galley''.
7th Dec '17 1:55:02 AM MadCormorant
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** The police and the Admiral hew and cry about putting him under arrest. The Dipper responds with "an indelicate noise"--one can only imagine the one-eyed coot either BlowingARaspberry or letting off a round of the {{Fartillery}} in their general direction.

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** The police and the Admiral hew and cry about putting him under arrest. The Dipper responds with "an indelicate noise"--one can only imagine the [[GlassEye one-eyed coot coot]] either BlowingARaspberry or letting off a round of the {{Fartillery}} in their general direction.
7th Dec '17 1:52:29 AM MadCormorant
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** The police and the Admiral hew and cry about putting him under arrest. The Dipper responds with "an indelicate noise"--one can only imagine the one-eyed coot either BlowingARaspberry or letting off a round of the {{Fartillery}} in their general direction.
30th Jun '17 7:27:17 PM sabremeister
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* In the same story, the author gets a bit of his own back on the Pipe-Sergeant by saying that the pipers played Johnnie Cope well enough, but on the other hand, he himself has heard it played by Foden's Motor Works Brass Band. The pipey is about to burst at the unfavourable comparison to a ''brass band'' when he realizes he has just been expertly trolled, and he not only vows to try that one on the Pipe-Major when he gets the chance but swears eternal friendship -- not explicitly, but by inviting him to come and drink in the Sergeants' Mess, hallowed territory off-limits to all uninvited personnel regardless of rank.

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* In the same story, the author gets a bit of his own back on the Pipe-Sergeant by saying that the pipers played Johnnie Cope well enough, but on the other hand, he himself has heard it played better by Foden's Motor Works Brass Band. The pipey is about to burst at the unfavourable comparison to a ''brass band'' when he realizes he has just been expertly trolled, and he not only vows to try that one on the Pipe-Major when he gets the chance but swears eternal friendship -- not explicitly, but by inviting him to come and drink in the Sergeants' Mess, hallowed territory off-limits to all uninvited personnel regardless of rank.
5th Oct '16 12:10:15 AM JenBurdoo
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--> Edinburgh Castle, from the guards' point of view, is in a class by itself. It is tremendously important, in a traditional rather than strategic sense; if someone broke into it and pinched Mons Meg the actual well-being of the country would not be affected, but the blow to national prestige would be tremendous. The papers would be full of it. Consequently, providing a guard for the Castle involves--or used to--more frantic preparation, ceremonial, organisation, and general nervous tension than the filming of ''Film/BenHur''.

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--> Edinburgh Castle, from the guards' point of view, is in a class by itself. It is tremendously important, in a traditional rather than strategic sense; if someone broke into it and pinched Mons Meg the actual well-being of the country would not be affected, but the blow to national prestige would be tremendous. The papers would be full of it. Consequently, providing a guard for the Castle involves--or used to--more frantic preparation, ceremonial, organisation, and general nervous tension than the filming of ''Film/BenHur''. It is rather like a combination of putting on a Paris fashion display and planning a commando raid, and the fact that it's object is to provide a skeleton guard which couldn't stop a marauding party of intelligent Brownies is, in the military view, beside the point.



* After the battalion redeploys back home, the newbie battalion commander encourages all his officers to play golf, taking advantage of a nearby course. How do the padre and the medical officer play golf? With a hip flask. By the end of their game the padre is off collecting wildflowers, and the medical officer is lying on his back in the rough singing Kishmul's Galley.
** The MO is so drunk he diagnoses a player who sprained his back as suffering from a lethal case of alcohol poisoning.

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* After the battalion redeploys back home, the newbie battalion commander encourages all his officers to play golf, taking advantage of a nearby course. How do the padre and the medical officer play golf? With a hip flask. By the end of their game the padre is off collecting wildflowers, and the medical officer is lying on his back in the rough singing Kishmul's Galley.
''Kishmul's Galley''.
** The MO is so drunk he diagnoses a player who sprained his back as suffering from a lethal case of alcohol poisoning. This leads to the insulted player going on to finish the course and thus beat the MO and Padre, when he might otherwise have conceded despite being well ahead on points.



* The ''entirety'' of "The Gordon Women", but especially the latter half describing Aeneas "The Dipper" [=McLaren=]'s cunning efforts to outmaneuver the Admiral and the gadgers. Also, the ultimate reveal of [[spoiler:[=McAuslan=] and [=MacRae=]]]'s roles in the whole merry mess.

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* The ''entirety'' of "The Gordon Women", but especially the latter half describing [[HillbillyMoonshiner Aeneas "The Dipper" [=McLaren=]'s [=McLaren=]'s]] cunning efforts to outmaneuver the Admiral and the gadgers. Also, the ultimate reveal of [[spoiler:[=McAuslan=] and [=MacRae=]]]'s roles in the whole merry mess.
3rd Aug '16 5:36:39 PM MadCormorant
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* The ''entirety'' of "The Gordon Women", but especially the latter half describing Aeneas "The Dipper" McLaren's cunning efforts to outmaneuver the Admiral and the gadgers. Also, the ultimate reveal of [[spoiler:[=McAuslan=] and [=MacRae's=]]] roles in the whole merry mess.

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* The ''entirety'' of "The Gordon Women", but especially the latter half describing Aeneas "The Dipper" McLaren's [=McLaren=]'s cunning efforts to outmaneuver the Admiral and the gadgers. Also, the ultimate reveal of [[spoiler:[=McAuslan=] and [=MacRae's=]]] [=MacRae=]]]'s roles in the whole merry mess.
3rd Aug '16 5:36:05 PM MadCormorant
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* The ''entirety'' of "The Gordon Women", but especially the latter half describing Aeneas "The Dipper" McLaren's cunning efforts to outmaneuver the Admiral and the gadgers. Also, the ultimate reveal of [[spoiler:[=McAuslan=] and [=MacRae's=] roles in the whole merry mess.

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* The ''entirety'' of "The Gordon Women", but especially the latter half describing Aeneas "The Dipper" McLaren's cunning efforts to outmaneuver the Admiral and the gadgers. Also, the ultimate reveal of [[spoiler:[=McAuslan=] and [=MacRae's=] [=MacRae's=]]] roles in the whole merry mess.
3rd Aug '16 5:35:53 PM MadCormorant
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* The ''entirety'' of "The Gordon Women", but especially the latter half describing Aeneas "The Dipper" McLaren's cunning efforts to outmaneuver the Admiral and the gadgers. Also, the ultimate reveal of [[spoiler:[=McAuslan=] and [=MacRae's=] roles in the whole merry mess.
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